1.6: October 3-7, 2016

Important Dates:
14: Statewide Inservice- No School
19: 2hr Late Opening, School begins at 10:45 a.m.
21: Bull Run Watershed Field Trip, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Background Check for all PPS Volunteers
4: End of Quarter #1, Teacher Planning Day- No School
9 & 10: Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
*Call office for Scheduling 503.916.6200
11: Veterans Day: No School
23-25: Thanksgiving Holiday- No School

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Grade 5 Module 2:  Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations
Lesson One Objective:  Multiply multi-digit whole numbers and multiples of 10 using place value patterns and the distributive and associative properties.
Lesson Two Objective:  Estimate multi-digit products by rounding factors to a basic fact and using place value patterns.
Lesson Three Objective:  Write and interpret numerical expressions and compare expressions using a visual model.

1.6 Hiragana Quiz (Friday)
• Speaking: Practice common classroom Japanese and new vocabulary, classroom objects.
• Writing: Practice writing the first ten columns in the hiragana chart
Column One:  あ い う え お
Column Two:  か き く け こ (が ぎ ぐ げ ご)
Column Three: さ し す せ そ (ざ じ ず ぜ ぞ)
Column Four:  た ち つ て と (だ ぢ づ で ど)
Column Five:  な に ぬ ね の
Column Six:  は ひ ふ へ ほ (ば び ぶ べ ぼ) (ぱ ぴ ぷ ぺ ぽ)
Column Seven: ま み む め も
Column Eight: や   ゆ   よ
Column: Nine ら り る れ ろ
Column: Ten  わ       を
• Reading: うえを向いて歩こうpdf
First eight lines
うえ を むいて あるこう
なみだが こぼれ ないように
おもいだす はる の ひ
ひとりぼち の よる

うえ を むいて あるこう
にじんだ ほし を かぞえて
おもいだす なつ の ひ
ひとりぼち の よる

Hiragana Romaji Hiragana Romaji
ぼく boku じかん jikan
べんとう bentou ぎんこう ginkou
がぞう gazou ぺりかん perikan
ざっし zasshi ぶた buta


denwabangou かぜ kaze
ごねんせい gonensei ぱんだ panda
えんぴつ enpitsu どようび doyoubi
だいがく daigaku せんぷうき senpuuki
たんぽぽ tanpopo かざぐるま kazaguruma
げつようび getsuyoubi みず mizu

Omnivore’s Dilemma

9.   My fast-food meal
10. Industrial organic meal: Big organic
11. More big organic

Memoir: Conclusions 
Systems Thinking
• Ice-berg thinking Lorax Project
Goal: To regenerate the system presented in the Lorax into a sustainable model that benefits all elements of the system
Systems Archetypes: Tragedy of the Commons and Limits to Growth
Systems Tools: BOTG’s (Behavior over Time Graphs), Connection Circles, Causal Loops (balancing and reinforcing), Ladder of Inference (mental models)